Wilson's Estate Jewelry

Antique Victorian 14 Karat Gold Copper Shakudō Ocean Ship Ring

  • Featuring a bezel set, patinated copper shakudō depicting a vessel at sea
  • Framed by twisted gold rope chain detail
  • Mount tested as 14 karat gold
  • Circa 1880's
  • Ring Size: 7 & Sizable
  • Top Measures: 28.5 mm and sits 6.1 mm high
  • Total Weight: 17.2 grams
  • Artistic. Handsome. Significant.

Shakudō is the Japanese art of patinaed copper plate set in gold depicting a story captured in metal. Pieces became popular and collected with fascination throughout Europe in the mid-nineteenth century.  Shakudō has been used on large decorative works like vases but here we see the striking technique used masterfully for jewelry.

 

Stock Number: We-2736

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